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and it is no trouble. host: on twitter host: we will be talking about the city of detroit with the codirectors of the recent ropia" in aboutt five minutes. hi, george. caller: good morning. i think that we've lost all of our common sense. we are carrying all of these idols around, and the stadium is burning behind us and around us, and we are worshiping all these people, be it big business, and the pyramid scheme always collapses, but who is actually winning? the people are the worst of the worst feeding off of the people who don't have common sense to judge them and not give them all the money, all the environment, all the oil, going to kings of saudi arabia that we do business with or kill iranians in cruise that we do behind the scenes. this sad, what we are doing to this world, and the reset button might be a big red nuclear button, but it has got to be hit sooner or later, and i don't want it to be, but we have a big world of hurt coming because we don't have any brains left. host: returning to the front page of "the washington times," a story on ted cruz, republican senator from texas. h
may be offensive. c-span: at what point did you decide to do a documentary on the detroit? >> guest: i'm from the area. i was born and raised in the dietrich areas of there was a personal connection. i never considered making a film in detroit or with any personal ties to myself whatsoever. but my co-director and body, rachel, started talking about the city of detroit in late 2008, because i would return home and things seemed to be getting worse and worse. it was all pretty bad when i grew up there in the 80's. so to see the crisis spread out further and further into the suburbs and a lot of people i knew were leaving and we started discussing what was the future of this place, but wouldn't like, then in october of 2009i came with my crew for three days as an experiment and filmed in a city just as an outsider and talked to a few people and absolutely riveted by the people and the place. and i thought there's definitely a movie here. i'm not sure what it is that we need to make a film and in detroit. c-span: i read that you're father had an impact on you and his business is over the y
they are in huge financial trouble, cities in this country can be saved. earlier this month, detroit became the latest and greatest american city to file for bankruptcy. an $80 billion federal bailout saved the motor park of motor city. the auto industry from collapsing. right now in 2013 there will be no bailout for detroit itself. michigan governor rick snyder is not asking for one. and the white house is not offering one. it was really surprising republican members of the senate started trying to block a bailout of detroit. this thing that does not exist, no bailout, not only for detroit, but for any american city. no federal funding of any kind for any struggling city anywhere ever. unless they're hit by a natural disaster. because, you know, hurricanes, they have a tendency to hit the sponsor of another measure's home state with regular frequency. the first no bailout no money of any kind amendment did not passion, it was defeated on a close party line vote. its sponsor tweeted, if you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like detroit now, you should
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in detroit. let's bring in now, former governor of pennsylvania, and nbc news political analyst, ed rendell, also editor in chief of "parade" magazine maggie murphy. the latest issue of "parade" is a labor day report on putting america back to work. let's jump right into it now. manufacturing is returning, about five, six, seven years ago, you start ed realizing tha the cost of producing products in china were going up, the labor prices were going up with fuel costs up, shipping costs a lot more, companies in america started reorganizing. yesterday an extraordinary story about the uaw and ford joining arms, locking arms, 20,000 new jobs coming to detroit right away. i mean, things are really turning around. and you look forward over the next decade, it speeds up. we've got an energy boom coming. the likes of which we haven't seen in 100 years. it's going to get much cheaper to make products in america. >> it's going to get cheaper and the other thing along with companies and sort of the economics that it's good to grow some stuff here, consumers now connect by u.s. products, u.s. jobs. down
of the texas rangers. a big one as well. jhonny peralta, detroit tigers. a great job. another name you have to look out for. could impact the team. and then everth cabrera. another up and coming, all-star caliber player, another guy that could be on the list. several others on the list. what people need to remember, these are the big names that could impact pennant races now. >> let's talk how many game suspensions, what are you hearing? >> could be basically remainder of the regular season. they want to get these done. if any of the teams make the playoffs, major league baseball wants the guys eligible for the post season. or maybe the teams want them to be able to come back and play in the toast season. it's important that they try to get the suspensions handed down. ryan braun was 65 games. regular season. post season. nelson cruz, a guy they want to get back. jhonny peralta, they want to get him back. >> tell us about the teams that will be hurt right now. >> the rangers, if texas loses nelson cruz. the team's struggled since losing josh hamilton to free agency. the yankees -- any third
that came into the detroit bankruptcy was its public pensions. i think the emergency manager in detroit has estimated that the city owes something like $18 billion in debt, $3.5 billion of that in unfunded pension liabilities. jeff mentioned, a lot of things going to a pension funding situation. to them is whether the government is making contributions. thene of them is whether government is making contributions paid that is a problem in detroit. the government has borrowed to make contributions, just like borrowing to pay your monthly bills. not necessarily a good idea or a sustainable. in some cases they might have sweetened the pot. several members are under investigation by the sec. nevertheless, the asset returns that you talked about a couple years ago didn't look so good. for that reason it called attention to the funding of state and local pensions generally. in some ways detroit is its own case and in other ways it brings up the fact that on average, state and local pensions are 80% funded -- i'm sorry, 73% funded. 80% is the target we would like to be. street at thethe capitol are
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. chemical war is a terrible thing, but we have detroit bankrupt, we have illegal aliens, we have so many things in this country that he to be taking care of her it would don't seem to have the time to take care of it hurt i say we should deal with the issues in this place and then we go out and help others. that is all i have got to say. here's what a couple of senators had to say. now is the time for decisive action. the u.s. must rally our friends and actions to take limited to return actions and serious. using standoff weapons without boots on the ground and at minimal risk to our men and women in uniform, we can sit if you can lead assad's airpower and listed missile capabilities and help establish safe areas on the ground. john mccain, lindsey graham, both republicans and united states senate. we have a democrat on the line now. surely from ermine ham alabama -- surely from birmingham alabama. uest: >> brought: assad has not anybody over your to kill us, but our american congress is killing and our american government is killing people right here in the united states. let's fix home
. >> detroit an detroit? >> there are a whole bunch of maps. go to myfoxdc.com. glad to answer your questions. >> thank y'all. >> y'all having a rough time. >> in southeastern, virginia we say all y'all. my momma says coca-cola. we say cement not cement. >> that is local dialect. [laughter]. >> all right. see if you understand this, looking through the fog, we showed you the same camera, now we can see a little bit. fog is hindering this commute. allow extra time on the roads, eastbound 66 slow moving business 234 out of manassas. not so much fog northbound i-95 after i-195. quick peek at the maps. we have accident activity to report for those traveling inbound along river bend road before the georgetown pike and closed a portion of 286, fairfax county parkway between 634 and lees chapel. before you reach prince george another crash at golden beach. follow police direction. northbound 5 headed out of bran brandy wine 26 miles an hour. that is a check of your fox 5 on time traffic. more with "fox 5 morning news" after the break. hñ that is going to do it for the 6:00. let's send
of when they think of boston politics. >> what other races are you keeping an eye on? >> one is detroit. field ofthis candidates narrowed in a runoff to just two contenders for a job which is very important right now. the election itself may be less important compared to what happens after the election. how much power the mayor will even have when there is an emergency manager with sweeping authority. there is also houston. a democratic mayor is running a republicanerm opponent. she was elected mayor of houston, it became the largest american city with an openly gay mayor. you wouldy necessarily stereotype houston, texas. texas, it is worth keeping an eye on what happens there. if you cover politics and policy in this era of budget -- >> you cover politics and policy. what can mayor is expected from washington regarding infant -- regarding infrastructure, the nuts and bolts. >> you talk to mirrors over the country -- you talk to mi ayors and they are fed up with how little support they get from washington. certainty.ally no stimulusof ways, the that a lot of folks credit with helping gi
, in chicago, detroit, philadelphia, and all over this nation, the black masses are on the march for jobs and freedom. >> in the five decades since, john lewis has become an icon of the civil rights movement, a hero who faced down brutal southern police in the name of freedom and was beaten bloody for daring to do so. today, he is a 14-term congressman from georgia. recently, he and i returned to the national mall in washington to remember that day in 1963 and the march that changed america. >> people were all the way down. and you just saw hundreds and thousands of individuals. i'm john lewis, and i was the youngest speaker. ten of us spoke. i spoke number six. dr. king spoke number ten. and out of the ten people that spoke that day, i'm the only one still around. >> congratulations. >> what's that? >> congratulations. >> thank you very much. >> it was a great moment in american life. >> you were his friend? >> yeah. i got to know dr. king. i met him in 1958 when i was 18. but i first heard of him when i was 15 years old in the 10th grade. we worked together. we marched together. we got
for detroit. 20 10 air cargo threat as well as other plots that were effectively mitigated. some more international in scope and origin like the christmas they plot was involved a nigerian citizen who purchased his ticket in ghama,. flew from legos to amsterdam and attended to ignite a bomb en route to america. that attempted attack, we learned that relevant information possessed by u.s. customs and border protection needed to be available overseas at the last point of departure for the united states. we fixed that. we learned that our adversaries were moving to nonmetallic devices. we adapted our screening technology and tactics to counter that. learned that a single vulnerability in any part of the aviation system can make everyone connected to it vulnerable. since we don't control security at foreign airports, we have to work even more closely with international partners to raise the overall security of the system. we did that. shortly after the christmas day plot, i launched a worldwide initiative to make these needed changes in close collaboration with our strongest allies. i am
it is highly organized. people often don't know that las vegas is a big union town. like detroit or san francisco. a big union town. hour and have a beautiful4 per benefit package. the new york times called it the rolls-royce of benefit packages. certainly better than mine. it is free to the member. soditions are greatly different. for cocktail waitresses in northern nevada they also make minimum wage, but they get tips. and in smaller casinos you really have to work hard for tips. and cocktail waitressing is also heavy labor. you can imagine carrying naturally, it may weigh 20 or 25 pounds, wearing heels, hiking many miles per night. so a cocktail waitress in he nevada can make, you know, -- we interviewed people who were proud to make 35, $40,000 per year. in las vegas the tips are higher and cocteau waitresses and a good area of the casino can make well over 50, $60,000 per year. the union is interesting. it is a culinary union, which is part of an international unions 60,000 members in los vegas. and that is one of the largest, if not the largest local in the country. unions sometim
objection to the city of detroit's got for bankruptcy protection. the deadline was monday as midnight. among the filers were the city's largest employee union. it said the city has not proven it's involume sent. detroit faces at least $18 billion in liabilities. >> a federal judge granted california prison officials personaltion to force feed inmates, lodge mg had a seven tweak long hunger strike. about 100 prisoners have refused meals since july 8. they're pro thefting gang leaders violence against inmates. about 70 of the strikers in are in failing health. strikes on wall street pore mentioned today but there are better results from retailers. the nasdaq rose 24 points to chose at 3613. >> >> the best-selling crime novelist elmore leonard died at his home in michigan from complications of had a stroke. leonard published more than 40 novels during his year, many with con men and gangsters as the character. the novel glitz was the number one best-seller. a number of his books made it to the big screen including get shorty and justified. he was 87 years old. now back to judy. >> we turn tot l
pittsburgh, 64 detroit, 70s in washington. there is your radar, your shower activity front royal, very close to showers, thunderstorms. we'll track the progress over the next couple of hours. should be through the region early afternoon. it will take a few hours to clear for you. all of you are in good shape even at the beaches. talk about saturday and sunday, both beautiful, low to mid 80s, low humidity. a great looking weekend. 84, saturday and sunday look good, monday and tuesday look good, highs mid 80s. >> thank you, tucker. >> let's check in with steve hershorn on the roads. >> 14th street bridge 395 little volume. to get through the work zone, same configuration. a lane blocked each way. northbound on 395. you'll slow down to get passed the exit for the 3rd street tunnel. south capitol street, bit of a back up approaching fredrick douglas memorial bridge up to nats stadium, accident heading inbound on south capitol street. look for delays as you approach the bridge. one lane blocked over to 270 montrose road down to the beltway, looking good. here we are on the beltway, a little bit o
his swim yesterday morning, belle island, detroit. his odyssey monday morning. when he started he was pulling two dinghies carrying 334 bricks. ha. when finished he was only pulling one. >> nuts. the swim was a fund raiser for habitat for humanity. dryer said symbolic. despite michigan and detroit struggles. he wanted to show we don't have to sink under the weight of our burdens. >> should be clear it wasn't that he was carrying one brick. one dinghy. half the amount of bricks he had when he started. still incredible feat. and good cause too. >> unbelievable. he said the hardest thing going against the current most of the way. swimming in waves, two to three feet during the day. three to four feet during the night. that slowed down his progress. i think he did just fine. >> check this out apparently had a couple hallucinations along the way one at night he describes a vegs ision of jesus ghost ships out there as well. the cold, temperature, just having to be in so much mobile, mobility all the time, you, you, lose it. little bit. >> kept on going. >> he did. coming up. who says ha
. i am just outside detroit. i have always been able to find a job and my skill trade. it may not pay what i wanted to. that's what i want it to. wanteday not pay what i to. host: detroit is getting a lot of attention as far as bankruptcy issues and what it means as far as michigan's economy. do you think it has a spillover effect? bad.r: it is pretty i am underwater right now. i bought a condo and refinanced it. up --ndo beneath me went went for 21,000. one guys a realtor and said that value is coming back up. it is going to take a while and i understand that. host: things do not happen overnight. that is brad america look tonight -- on our -- that is brad on our republican line. next caller -- caller: let because he, as a prospective college student, i am seeing some improvement. tennesseeobama was in to try and compromise with the republicans. boehnerans, under john and the tea party that is pushing the tax deal come ever since they got into 2011 -- ident obama has not something that was explicitly endorsed from 35%. need to obviously return to manufacturing. in 2012 that we need t
of the ninth gives new york a 5-4 win over detroit. >>> and in preseason football, the colts and bills treat fans to game-breaking plays. indianapolis receiver t.y. hilton gets open along the sidelines and makes a diving catch far a 45-yard touchdown. that may have been topped by this play, buffalo rookie marquise goodwin was a college track star at texas, and he shows his speed here. goodwin returns the kick-off 107 yards for a touchdown. the bills win, 44-20. >>> and if you think he's fast, when we return, a look at the fastest man in the world. scientists try to figure out why usain bolt blows by the competition. >> announcer: sports sponsored by autostop. new autostop is foolproof. gray is over. autostop is foolproof. gray is over. [ male announcer ] running out of steam? ♪ now you can give yourself a kick in the rear! v8 v-fusion plus energy. natural energy from green tea plus fruits and veggies. need a little kick? ooh! could've had a v8. in the juice aisle. of negotiations is likely s ahead. new details in the rescue oa california teen. how agents tracked her -- and her alled kidnap
comfortable in places like detroit. here is a look at your forecast. showers and storms breaking out to the west. this will possibly bring shower activity over the next couple of hours. it should move south and east by early afternoon. we'll see gradual clearing. quick look at seven-day forecast, 84 today, afternoon sun. we'll look at the seven day in a couple of minutes. let's do traffic, steve hershon in for julie wright, steve? >> on-time traffic brought to you by toyota. visit toyota.com for special officers. >> suza bridge inbound to capitol hill area, a good ride. there was an accident on the 11th street bridge causing quite a back up heading north on i-295 with an accident blocking a lane. other river crossings look good. we'll head over to 270 near route 109, little volume. otherwise not too bad. farther down 270. starting to see volume build passed montros road. otherwise everything is okay. quints orchard road near cloper road. their cleared it up. it is completely reopened beltway little bit of volume. once you pass georgia avenue, 95 in virginia near prince william parkwa
. louis, and detroit.ro so, go through your fast food establishments, you'll have some problems.problems. >> you may have to cook then. t >> my wife. >> i'll get the kids to cook. c >> why not? n >> coming up, the first familyam is expanding, the newest memberm straight ahead. >> returns of summer today, and, tucker has the forecast and, julie has the problems on theemt road and, we want to check in live with melanie. mel >> the nfl new all clear bag policy, it was anything butthg t clear for some redskins' fans,an and a few resorting to desperate measures, and we'll tell youou what they did with their designer bags. >> look at that. t is that the moon? m that's so cool. >> yeah. >> we got the moon, the fog, and some city lights. l it is like a portrait. ptr >> it is really pretty.y >> best time of the day.of the >> it is, when the sun comes up. look at that fog. we have some really big thingss off to the west, and, fogog advisory for everybody.verydy and it should take a couple c hours to burn it off. that's a look at your fog, and the ordinance and reds where are fog thickens,
in detroit, protecting the pensions of people attacked by a financial manager. they were affected by the changes of what took place in detroit. they've been spending a lot of time trying to straighten that out. >> a reminder 50 years ago this was a march for jobs and freedom, organized largely by a. phillip randolph, the great labor leader and the issue of union rights, labor rights, workers rights has always been deeply interconnected with civil rights in this country. >> there's no question about it. the unions are a little nervous as this continuing attack on collective bargaining, continual attack and the introduction of legislation in right to work states, this is being introduced. local elections are taking ahold and attacking workers and depressing wages. this is a big part of what afsme has been focusing on. they're at the pinnacle of the fight right now of what's going on in michigan. >> it's almost impossible to imagine how we can talk about closing a racial inequality gap without also talking at the exact same time about the economic equality that is so critical in our
why you were frisked. >>> a story we've been following, today in chicago, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communities would have more confidence in them and in turn be more helpful. in applying the law. >> talking about the death of trayvon martin a little over a week ago, president obama spoke about the straightforward principle of having police officers listen to actions. the goal of this kind of approach is to reduce the frustration that many black and brown people feel when they're targets of heightened police scrutiny, and that's why yesterday congressman john conyers and senator ben karnen introduced the
qaeda in yemen that has been able to reach out and touch. think of that detroit airliner bombing. >> that terror group has significant capabilities, expertise and resources. 19 of the almost two dozen american diplomatic posts throughout northern africa that were closed sunday will not open for the rest of the week, as we mentioned earlier and prompting officials that the obama administration said was on the run is running right towards us. the newest messages by senior al qaeda members show the urging of an attack may be complete. >> some individuals who are making plan such as we saw before 9/11, whether they are going to be suicide deaths that are used or whether they're planning on vehicle-borne cars, we don't know. >> counterterrorism officials were paying plenty of attention because of a rash of brazen prison breaks in three countries, freeing hundreds of extremists. july 26, nearly 1,200 inmates were set free in benghazi, libya. july 30th, pakistan, taliban gunmen freed 200 inmates. want it just recently we were told that al qaeda was all but left for dead? >> today al qae
him, raiding the offices in the detroit area and seizing medical records. in court documents, a u.s. attorney alleges that fatah gave unnecessary chemotherapy to patients in remission, and fabricated diagnosis in order to bilk medicare for millions. this morning, relatives of his alleged victims are speaking out. in a bond hearing on friday, jeff burrs said when his father didn't respond to chemotherapy, dr. fatah refused to stop administering the drugs. >> from the time my father began to get chemotherapy, his health deteriorated, it was worse and worse all the time. >> reporter: fatah's attorney says his client is innocent and that federal agents have been duped by disgruntled employees. >> the government has not retained an expert to give an opinion there was mistreatment or unnecessary tests to any patient. >> reporter: but other health care workers suspected something was wrong as far back as 2010. >> i don't know how he's gotten away with it for this long. >> reporter: cancer nurse angela swantag tells abc news she first complained to investigators three years ago after spen
baltimore, you get cities like detroit. baltimore doesn't have a bureau, i'm hoping they open one soon, but the other ones do. i tell you, i saw a documentary last year on al gentlemjazeera on baltimore that felt more like the city i live in than anything i've seen on american television. >> wow. >> you know, in the middle east we say al gentleman sejazeera i in touch with the street. well, there's a lot of street in america that a lot of cable is not in touch with. in their first week, their first night i saw them. they did a story on a woman who makes coats for homeless people. you know, in america, we drive right by the homeless. driving in washington today, how do the congressmen, how does the president drive down this street and not see what i see today? al jazeera sees it. so here's my thing. you don't have to love al jazeera and don't even have to like them, but if you say they shouldn't be in american homes, there's something wrong about what you're thinking about in this conversation. >> i want to bring the professor in on this. back in july "the guardian" newspaper published
on dietrich. -- detroit. through -- has gone and an opportunity for those of us who believe this is still the greatest country in the world for people to have the opportunity to become all that they can be. we can go to detroit and it is a city where we go the window which party has run that city for the past 50 years. and with can propose a different solutions that are based on our free enterprise system. we are busy encouraging enterprise to be strongly considered in detroit. we need ideas. if any by was to talk about detroit, that is where we think is one the most important places to have an impact and share in cause that calls -- each of us believe. i appreciate the opportunity and god bless you and america. thank you. [applause] >> thank you, jimmy. now we hear room -- we will hear from mr. wilson. thank you. [applause] >> good afternoon. rememberedg that i was a man who was not content with reflecting majority opinion by the consensus of the majority but he challenged it. we forget that the civil rights movement was not monolithic that we had great conflict in -- and challenge withi
. >> as it should. as do a lot of these stories. mily cyrus should depress you. look at this and detroit had to barrow some $50 million to get the schools open on time. chicago is $404 million in the hole with their teacher pension fund this year. this is where we are going with this and we can't deal with the serious problems we've got. we don't have anybody up on capitol hill willing to deal with it. because why? we don't have term limits. see what i did there? >> i still didn't see that. >> you didn't see that coming, did you? >> no. >> april, you are from chicago, right? >> i still live there. >> what do you think of how the city is going? >> it is very dangerous. it is sad when kids can't walk to school. i remember being able to walk to school. i lived in the suburbs of chicago and it is safe and they don't have the luxury of doing that. why should a kid have to be nervous going to a place of education. school sucks. why should you be more scared to go to school? >> thanks for the message. >> it makes you look forward to school if you know you made it alive. i don't know. andy, this pro
brands. the gap between the detroit three and asian automakers is now widening. european brands come out on top with 85 points in the ratings followed by asian brands like toyota and honda at 84. and then american brands like gm, ford, chrysler down at 82. the industry average clocks in at 83 points. the declines to ford, gm and chrysler do not yet have an impact on sales, but analysts say if they slip further, it could be a problem. this survey talked to more than 4,000 customers randomly in this quarterly report. back to you, heather. >> it's ainsley. thank you so much. not a big deal. >> 50/50 shot. >>> well, an american hero awarded the nation's highest military honor in washington for his brifry. this is a great story. army staff sergeant ty carter risked his life to save his fellow soldiers during a deadly firefight in afghanistan that was back in 2009. wt ch wtgg reporter tom fitzgerald has more. >> reporter: it is the nation's highest military honor. >> the medal of honor to specialist ty carter. >> reporter: at the white house monday, ty carter was presented with that honor and
york city and thet can see the cooler air working from the 60s to pittsburgh and detroit. we'll get in on that later this evening. 84 the daytime high, cooler thanit >> let's check in with steve and get an update on the morning commute. >> we'll take a look here quince orchard road in mont -- montgomery county. there's a check on the roadway between 117 at purchase street.. wires down in the roadway. over to the beltway near the american legion bridge, acrosscs the bridge right now. a little more volume.ume. picking up quickly there morning but nothing in the way. hopefully it stays prettile on 66. here we are on 66 near 123 moving smoothly. sm that's a look at your fox 5 on time traffic. >> well, the festivities marking the historic march on washingtow they kick into high gear this weekend. >> there's a number of event ana road closures because a lot is i going on. matt is live in west potomac p park with a preview. he is up early. glad to see you this morning, matt. ahead of everybody already in place. good morning, matt. >> i don't know how do you it. you you know how i'm getting
. the bankruptcy judge issue thousands. detroit is $18 billion in debt. >> well, you know, schools good to great lengths to keep kids safe but some say there's nott enough protection when it comes to aveer weather. >> what one state bay do to change that.ch first we'll talk to tucker barnes. >> clouds in the area. otherwise a cloudy day. we have a summertime warm up on the way. vile your weather. julie has traffic. we'll do it after the break. [ female announcer ] is your conditioner doing the job? ♪ ♪ dry hair needs a daily dose of effective moisture. new dove daily moisture has pro moisture complex that goes deep down to hair's cellular level. it moisturizes to give you up to 5 x smoother hair in one wash. dove's most effective conditioner yet. new dove daily moisture. ♪ >> welcome back. a volcano spewing ash three miles into the sky. s the ash is covering the city. the volcano erupted for the 500th time just this year but this latest one is the biggest in decades. people were forced to hold towls over their -- towels over their mouths to breathe and train service stopped for a while. ok
. [ cheers and applause ] well, this is kind of sad. just a few hours ago, detroit became the largest city in u.s. history to file for bankruptcy. [ groans ] that's financial bankruptcy. don't confuse that with l.a. that's moral bankruptcy. [ laughter ] that is total -- that is totally different. that is totally different. this is financial. hey, anybody catch the espys last night? did you watch the espys? [ cheers ] my favorite part was the red carpet arrivals. take a look. take a look. >> jay: a lot of stars. that's one of the gymnasts there. from the nba, there's lebron. lebron james. dwyane wade. dwyane wade. here are the players from the nfl arriving. here they are. [ laughter ] some of the nfl guys. that's all the nfl guys. that was very exciting. [ cheers and applause ] it was great seeing the cincinnati bengals. that was fun. i enjoyed that. well, how about this? a key witness for the prosecution in the racketeering and murder trial of boston crime boss whitey bulger was found dead this week. who could have seen that coming? [ laughter ] what? a witness in a mob trial dead? turned
foreign dollar to detroit. that's the opinion there. in "the washington post" today, islamist issues a call to alms to further goal. a little bit more about the future here. they are moving to capitalize on this political crisis in egypt. argue taggert the crackdown in the muslim brotherhood vindicates their view that democracy is a dangerous proposition. -- we are going to take a short break here and move off of egypt onto a different topic. it's about states around the country who are putting efforts to nullify efforts to stop some of the top issues. nullify federal laws that relate o health care and gun control. we'll be right back in a few minutes. ♪ >> we were right in my view to fully fund the military in 9/11. we deprived the u.s. department of funds. and there is as a result, an enormous gap between the power of the pentagon and the power of the state department. i'll illustrate it with two little examples from bob gate who is was an outstanding secretary of defense for president push and president obama. he gave a brilliant speech a couple of years ago and here are the nug
of detroit of their pensions. they worked hard for these pensions. [applause] and let me tell you something, if they, if we stand by while they take the detroiters pensions, they'll be taking our pensions. so don't think it won't happen to us. if they can set a precedent, they'll do it to us again. you know, let me just tell you this: inequality is a scourge on our society. and, yes, we're talking about low-wage workers making $7.25 an hour, we've got to do something about it. but there's the other side of that, the other side of that is that some people are doing pretty good. so between 1979 and 2007, 20, you know, a period of a it little bit less than 20 years, real income rose by 240% for those at the top 1. it's a shameful thing. it is a moral issue. and we have got to fight back at this. let me tell you this, our economy is capable be of producing -- capable of producing enough good paying jobs for everyone. [applause] our economy can do it. this economy can do it. but we can't do it while we're getting trade deals that are shipping our jobs overseas that just leaned on us if a few mon
detroit worked and experience all of its own. but there's been a marriage between the civil rights movement and the social justice movement for a long time. and as we come to this 50th anniversary, i can recall watching mr. randolph, and certainly dr. king, in that sort of electrifying speech that was given that day, and i want to go back something myrlie said earlier, and that is the movement, i mean the media has really played with our mind for a long time. you know, the most exciting part of dr. king's speech and when te that gave folks so much energy was when he talked about his dream, both for himself, his people and the nation as a whole. but dr. king said some stuff before he got to that part of the speech. that you very seldom hear folks talk about. he was just talking about we came to washington, d.c. you know, which was in a sense of promissory note written by the founders of the nation that spoke to the fact that we were entitled to some stuff. life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness. and when i heard the speech, i was a young leader, a local unit of about 5000 folks. i
, a debt overhang discourages new capital from coming in. if you don't know, think of detroit. would you lend to detroit today? no, you wouldn't because you first want to find out what's going to happen to others who lend to detroit and then to much money and so we had to do with that. then there's the longer-term agenda. it has to do with potential growth. that speaks to education. it speaks to some really microstar that we should be doing and that right now, one of the problems about the fed leaning the center of attention come is it the first discussion away from all these other things. so everybody focus on the fed cup who should be the fed chairperson, et cetera, et cetera. this whole set of other things that needs to be more important for us, answer me for the next generation, that the whole narrative has been shifted away from. >> mohammad, the white house global economics, what types of new projects are you working on, ideas, perhaps for 2014? >> so, you have promoted me. okay, i'm very privileged to be chair of the council on global development. and the notion is very simple. is
't have to look any more at greece and portugal. we can look close by at detroit . folks, that is a picture of where liberal progressive ideas go. detroit was america's premier city. highest per capita income in the country. proud of our country and the auto business there. but then as you had government unions grow and higher taxes, and more regulation, as you saw these liberal progressive ideas that were supposed to help the poor and build a middle class, what have we been left with in detroit? for minorities and the poor? unemployment, about 40%. has it helped children get a better education? only 7% of children in the eighth grade read at the grade level. has it created the prosperity that they talk about when a third of the buildings are empty, where you've got 400ly quor stores and until a few weeks ago not one chain super market in what was america's premier city. folks, it's not a theatrical argument any more. and the states of california and illinois and other states following that policy are not far behind in some form of bankruptcy. our ideas are being show cas
, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. the blisters were oozing, and painful to touch. i woke up to a blistering on my shoulder. i spent 23 years as a deputy united states marshal and i've been pretty well banged up but the worst pain i've experienced was when i had shingles. when i went to the clinic, the nurse told me that it was a result of having had chickenpox. i wouldn't wish it on my worst enemy. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communities would have more confidence in them and in turn be more helpful. in applying the law. >> talking about the death of trayvon martin a little over a week ago, president obama spoke about the straightforward prin
following, today in chicago, detroit and flint, michigan. thousands of fast food retailers went on strike. they're pushing for a wage increase to $15 an hour, and the right to form unions without fear of retaliation. we will continue to follow these strikes on this program and on our website all in with chris. i love to eat. i love hanging out with my friends. i have a great fit with my dentures. i love kiwis. i've always had that issue with the seeds getting under my denture. super poligrip free -- it creates a seal of the dentures in my mouth. even well-fitting dentures let in food particles. super poligrip is zinc free. with just a few dabs, it's clinically proven to seal out more food particles so you're more comfortable and confident while you eat. super poligrip free made the kiwi an enjoyable experience. [ charlie ] try zinc free super poligrip. >>> when i was in illinois i passed racial profiling legislation. initially the police departments were resistant. they came to recognize p it was done in a fair, straightforward way, it would allow them to do their jobs better, and communi
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